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Welcome Hong Kong move made as battle among exchanges globally to attract and retain listings becomes cutthroat.
With 140,000 Indonesian domestic workers in Hong Kong, officials here and in Jakarta must ensure a fair deal for all parties involved.
Malaysia has blamed worsening pollution on forest fires in Indonesia but Jakarta claims there is “no transboundary haze”.
In the United States, fireworks and hot dogs mark July 4 – and so does the launching of cars off a cliff. Which country invites its entire population to a royal garden party on its national day? Find out.
With debt repayments, loan interest and maintenance costs, the belt and road project is unlikely to be profitable ‘even after the next three presidents’.
Can Beijing mend fences with its neighbours in Northeast Asia as host of the region’s sporting spectacular?
The Chinese short video app has sent a team from Singapore to talk with Indonesian officials about the new law that has taken immediate effect, threatening TikTok’s business model.
President Jose Ramos-Horta said upgraded bilateral partnership between Dili and Beijing will not be a security concern to the Southeast Asian nation’s neighbours.
The government said US-based Malaysian author Boey Chee Ming’s When I was a Kid 3 contained material that was ‘likely to be prejudicial to morality’.
The 17-year-old blind singer came fourth in the 18th edition of the show, which was won by Adrian Stoica and his dog Hurricane.
The rise of President Joko Widodo’s younger son in PSI is a sign that the Indonesian leader may be forging a political clan, analysts say.
The new rules will allow ByteDance’s TikTok to advertise products, but not conduct direct transactions.
Many analysts see the move as a bid to strengthen outgoing leader Joko Widodo’s attempt to build a political dynasty ahead of elections next year.
Indonesia is set to unveil new rules to curb social media’s expansion in its e-commerce market in a move to protect small local businesses.
Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative has not proved to be the ‘transformation game changer’ many in the region were hoping for, analysts say – as concerns grow about some projects’ viability and added value.
Pollution woes are hampering Indonesia’s economic ambitions as more Asian technology firms seek vast new spaces for energy-intensive data centres.
EDPR is expanding in the Asia-Pacific region as it shifts focus from distributed solar installations in Europe to large projects that need land space.
Efforts by Jakarta, the world’s most polluted city, to address the issue reveal the divide between the reality of low-income drivers and the need for cleaner air.
The suspects included five women accused of seducing the victims before asking them to engage in sexual acts during calls, which were recorded.
A Brunei airline has committed to buying a batch of China’s domestically produced aircraft – another step forward in the planes’ path to global procurement.
Thailand, India and the Philippines are all seeing implied returns from forwards higher than recent averages, as Emerging Asian currencies, which have been less attractive than most of their global peers as carry-trade targets over the past year, are now catching up.
Lina Mukherjee was also fined US$16,200 – for which her jail term would be extended by three months if it was not paid – after the video amassed millions of views.
The outgoing Indonesian president says Southeast Asia’s largest economy can attain its fastest expansion in three decades – but only if ‘there’s continuity’.
The Indonesian president says he knows the inner workings of political parties because intelligence reports are his “daily breakfast”.
Indonesia plans to give China the project to extend the Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway line to Surabaya.
In 2000, not a single woman from the Asia-Pacific countries served in UN peacekeeping forces. That has changed dramatically, with women from across the region pursuing careers thousands of kilometres from home and family.
Mohammed Farik bin Amin’s possible plea deal could see him give evidence against two others accused of killing some 200 people in the Bali bombings.